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Monday, November 3

Beatles Karaoke Night | Trendynob
Monday, November 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
Beatles Karaoke Night | Trendynob

Do you think your bird can sing? If so, Joshua Raoul Brody (Tango Number 9) will give you and the Fab Four a piano-bar treatment at the Beatles-only karaoke night at The Royale, a neighborhood bar in the Tenderloin.

Cutting Edge Jazz & Improvised Big Band Concert | Make-Out Room
Monday, November 3 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Make-Out Room
Cutting Edge Jazz & Improvised Big Band Concert | Make-Out Room

Come for the Make-Out Room’s First Monday Concert featuring a night of cutting edge jazz and improvised music with Tonal Masher, Swimming in Bengal, and Ben Goldberg’s Brainchild.
Set #1: Tonal Masher (electroacoustic improvisation)
Aram Shelton – saxophone & processing
Set #2: Swimming in Bengal (pan-ethnic jazz from …

Tuesday, November 4

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, November 4 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| Legion of Honor
Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

The Legion of Honor displays a collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an exquisite Beaux-Arts building in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Normally admission is $10 for adults, but on the first Tuesday of each month admission is free (special ...

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, November 4 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum
de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

Founded in 1895 in Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum to showcase the museum’s priceless collections of American art from the 17th through the 20th centuries, and art of the native Americas, Africa, and the Pacific. The museum was ...

Whole Foods Gilman Grand Opening “Bread-Breaking Ceremony” | Berkeley
Tuesday, November 4 – 9:45 am | Cost: FREE | Whole Foods Gilman
Whole Foods Gilman Grand Opening

Welcome Whole Foods Market to its new location on Gilman Street as it opens its doors for business on Tuesday, November 4, 2014
The bread-breaking ceremony will be at 9:45 am. Check out the store’s expansive deli and prepared foods departments, and opt for the outdoor or …

Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day
Tuesday, November 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Conservatory of Flowers
Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day

Whether you’re a native San Franciscan, a visitor from the other side of the world, or a budding botanist, the Conservatory of Flowers offers an intimate, up-close experience with over 1,700 species of rare, exotic and endangered plants from more than 50 different countries. Opened ...

Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
Tuesday, November 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Museum of Craft and Design
Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch

Enjoy free admission to the Museum of Craft and Design on the first Tuesday of every month. After six years in Union Square and two years of pop-ups, the Museum of Craft & Design opened up their permanent location in the Dogpatch. Rather than featuring paintings or traditional ...

Free Grilled Cheese Day: Grilled Cheez Guy Pop-Up Opening | Rickshaw Stop
Free Grilled Cheese Day: Grilled Cheez Guy Pop-Up Opening | Rickshaw Stop

The Grilled Cheez Guy is officially kicking off its lunch service pop-up at the Rickshaw Shop with a Free Grilled Cheese Day on November 4, 2014.
They’ll give out free sandwiches to the first 300 people who come in from 11 am to 3 pm on Tuesday, …

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours, Period Costumes & Stories | Pier 40
Tuesday, November 4 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Self guided tours are free. Sailing tickets are $43 a head.
| Pier 40
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours, Period Costumes & Stories | Pier 40

The tall ship Lady Washington is back in the Bay Area offering free walk-on tours while docked in between their cruises. Crews typically are on hand in period costume to answer questions and tell stories. Pirate Ship Tours | Lady Washington October 21st through November 5th, 2014 Pier 40 (Embarcadero and Townsend), SF ...

Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library
Tuesday, November 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library

The RADAR Reading Series is a periodic series of independent and underground writers, emerging voices and bona fide superstars at the San Francisco Public Library. Local author Michelle Tea (Valencia, Sister Spit tour) hosts this showcase of underground heroes. Each RADAR Reading features four dynamic performers and is followed ...

Hendrick’s Gin “Emporium Of The Unusual” Cocktails & Oddities | The Old Mint
Tuesday, November 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. One time slot only, with an optional guest.
| The Old Mint
Hendrick's Gin

In cheery defiance of the mundane, Hendrick’s Gin will curate an assemblage of curiosities for the mind and palate. Might they inadvertently shift the world’s balance of the normal to the odd? One can only hope. Free, but an RSVP is required. One time slot ...

Wood Shoppe Free Concert Series | Brick & Mortar
Tuesday, November 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Wood Shoppe Free Concert Series | Brick & Mortar

Wood Shoppe is a free monthly music series at Brick & Mortar Music Hall taking place every first Tuesday of the month. Get exposed to local and national emerging artists without the pressure of a cover charge. $3 Trumer Pils and $5 Sailor Jerry cocktails ...

Wednesday, November 5

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday: White-Chocolate Cranberry | SF
Wednesday, November 5 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One 360 Café
Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday: White-Chocolate Cranberry | SF

On November 5, 2014, they will be serving up White-Chocolate Cranberry Waffles from 9-11 am.

Final Day: Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours | Pier 40
Wednesday, November 5 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Self guided tours are free. Sailing tickets are $43 a head.
| Pier 40
Final Day: Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours | Pier 40

The tall ship Lady Washington is back in the Bay Area offering free walk-on tours while docked in between their cruises. Crews typically are on hand in period costume to answer questions and tell stories. Pirate Ship Tours | Lady Washington October 21st through November 5th, 2014 Pier 40 (Embarcadero and Townsend), SF ...

Hendrick’s Gin “Emporium Of The Unusual” Cocktails & Oddities | The Old Mint
Wednesday, November 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. One time slot only, with an optional guest.
| The Old Mint
Hendrick's Gin

In cheery defiance of the mundane, Hendrick’s Gin will curate an assemblage of curiosities for the mind and palate. Might they inadvertently shift the world’s balance of the normal to the odd? One can only hope. Free, but an RSVP is required. One time slot ...

Thursday, November 6

The Sum: 2-Day Creative Conference VIP Package | SFJAZZ Center
Thursday, November 6 – All Day | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of all inclusive packages valued at $1000.
| SFJAZZ Center
The Sum: 2-Day Creative Conference VIP Package | SFJAZZ Center

The Sum is The Bold Italic and General Assembly’s two-day creative conference, happening November 6-7, 2014 at SFJAZZ Center. The Bold Italic inspires people to think differently about San Francisco, and with their first design conference, they’re encouraging people to think differently about creativity.
> View the Schedule …

Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Thursday, November 6 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food, drinks & shopping
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park

Looking to discover SF’s best local craft/artisan food vendors and special chef pop-ups? SoMa StrEat Food Park and Funcheap are putting on a Thursday Night Market called “StrEat Bazaar.” The focus is mostly craft food vendors, special pop-up restaurants, food trucks (of course) and some artists ...

Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF
Thursday, November 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cyprian’s
Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF

All are welcome to a free community-created dinner gleaned from the USF Garden and neighborhood farmers’ markets. Eat with others in a communal setting at this free vegetarian dinner gathering. The dinner takes place the first Thursday of every month at 6 pm at St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church and is ...

NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, November 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

At NightLife, smart revelers receive special discounted evening admission to the California Academy of Sciences on Thursday evenings with unique special events each week. Thursdays from 6-10 pm Tickets are $12 ($10 for Academy members). Last entry is 9 pm. 21+ with valid ID.

Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin
Thursday, November 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk / Gulch Corridor
Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin

The Upper TL Art Walk makes 15-20 galleries available late night to the public for an art walk every first Thursday from 6-10 pm. This is not a bar crawl. Each location is either a traditional gallery or a retail space with room dedicated to ...

Hendrick’s Gin “Emporium Of The Unusual” Cocktails & Oddities | The Old Mint
Thursday, November 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. One time slot only, with an optional guest.
| The Old Mint
Hendrick's Gin

In cheery defiance of the mundane, Hendrick’s Gin will curate an assemblage of curiosities for the mind and palate. Might they inadvertently shift the world’s balance of the normal to the odd? One can only hope. Free, but an RSVP is required. One time slot ...

12th Annual Altered Barbie Art Show: Poetry & Alt Music Night | Mission
Thursday, November 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are accepted.
| 50 Shotwell
12th Annual Altered Barbie Art Show: Poetry & Alt Music Night | Mission

The annual Altered Barbie Exhibition is a creative reuse art show where people transform these icons into not-so-everyday art reflecting our current society. Ken and Barbie, modern day icons, permeate every corner of our culture. Making art from Barbie and Ken creates dialog and community where there is none. ...

Free “Barber’s Choice” Haircut Night | Lower Polk
Free

On the first Thursday of each month, in conjunction with the Lower Polk / TL Art Walk, Salana Salon offers free haircuts to gentlemen, as long as they are okay with it being Barber’s Choice. They’re planning on having a different theme cut every month, ...

Friday, November 7

Friday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park
Friday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park

Friday Nights at the de Young is a free weekly after-hours art “happening” in the museum’s public spaces. The event has a new theme every week, but typically includes an eclectic mix of live music, dance performances, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures, artist demos, hands-on art activities, ...

First Friday Follies: Burlesque & Creepy Puppet Show | Oakland
Friday, November 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
| Stork Club
First Friday Follies: Burlesque & Creepy Puppet Show | Oakland

You had us at “burlesque” and “creepy puppets.” As Oakland Art Murmur winds down on your Friday night, find your way to the Stork Club on 23rd and Telegraph around 9 pm for the perfectly strange after-party, The First Friday Follies burlesque show, a monthly free ...